The Perfect World of Miwako Sumida by Clarissa Goenawan

The Perfect World of Miwako Sumida

Clarissa Goenawan

fiction contemporary emotional mysterious reflective medium-paced

288 pages | first published 2020

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From the critically acclaimed author of Rainbirds comes a novel of tragedy and dark histories set in Japan.University sophomore Miwako Sumida has hanged herself, leaving those closest to her reeling. In the months before her suicide, she was hidin...
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Summary of 555 reviews

Moods

emotional 84%
mysterious 67%
reflective 58%
sad 56%
dark 50%
challenging 20%
hopeful 12%
tense 8%
adventurous 7%
inspiring 3%
relaxing 2%
lighthearted 1%

Pace

medium 65%
slow 22%
fast 11%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 55% | A mix: 39% | Plot: 5%

Strong character development?

Yes: 58% | It's complicated: 30% | No: 9% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 63% | It's complicated: 25% | No: 9% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 73% | No: 15% | It's complicated: 7% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 59% | It's complicated: 30% | No: 8% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

3.83

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